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Kids Fiction 2407
Fantastic Read!
Overall rating 
 
5.0
Plot/Characters/Writing Style 
 
5.0
Illustrations/Photos (if applicable) 
 
5.0
The Afterlife Academy if a fun filled adventure. It deals with demons and ghosts, in a humorous way, while also weaving in themes of bullying and the challenges of growing up.

Frank L.Cole does a fabulous job creating realistic middle grade voice. The best part is the pacing. It grabs the reader from the first page and doesn't let go. The creative descriptions of characters and the setting really bring the whole plot to life. The story is organized well, making it easy for readers of varying ability to stay hooked. It could also be a great read for upper elementary grades.

The simple twists and turns in the plot make it amusing and entertaining. It's a great fall ghost story without being creepy and nightmarish. If you are a fan of Because of Mr. Terupt and books like Escape from Mr. Limoncello's Library, this should be next book in your collection. There will definitely be a few copies of this book on my shelf to share with other readers!
Good Points
Fun and unique
Great middle school voice
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